Ethnographic Arms & Armour
 

Go Back   Ethnographic Arms & Armour > Search Forums

Showing results 1 to 19 of 19
Search took 0.00 seconds.
Search: Posts Made By: Cathey
Forum: European Armoury 16th April 2023, 09:32 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Not a rain guard

Hi Guys, yes one is from Andrew Garcia's site the other was posted on facebook. I know of one other example but have been unable to get pictures. From what I can see this fitting would not keep rain...
Forum: European Armoury 15th April 2023, 06:00 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
metal rain cap

I am attempting to bring my article for the Heritage Arms Society on the Schiavona to the finish line, then I found a reference to a metal rain cap. Has anyone heard of these before or have any...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd April 2023, 03:25 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Schiavona Infantry or cavalry

Just as an update, my article is almost finished now over 25 pages long. It appears to me through examination of about 140 examples that they may have been largely for infantry use very early. The...
Forum: European Armoury 1st April 2023, 02:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Strange Schiavona for auction

Hi urbanspaceman

Yes I did see this one, the blade is nice and early Italian I think, but the hilt is very odd to me. Looks like it has been played with.

Cheers Cathey
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2023, 11:39 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Lionello Boccia article

Hi Mark, thanks for your offer, I don't mind how long it takes as I have not been able to track down a copy.

Cheers Cathey
Forum: European Armoury 31st March 2023, 01:33 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Lionello Boccia article

Hi Mark

I have a large book by Lionello Boccia but not the article you mentioned. I donít suppose you have a copy you could send me? I would be happy to share my article with you when it is...
Forum: European Armoury 30th March 2023, 07:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Schiavona Article

Hi Guys

My article for the Heritage Arms Society is getting closer to being completed; however, it has now expanded to over 17 pages and growing rapidly. I have found 135 examples including a...
Forum: European Armoury 7th February 2023, 06:14 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Schiavona Pommel Variety

Thankyou Jim for those notes most helpful, and thankyou Triarii for sharing your example.

At this stage my article is in its infancy, and I have started by comparing and tracking pommels. Attached...
Forum: European Armoury 15th January 2023, 03:57 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Back to the hole in the pommel

Hi Guys,

I have just reread Oakeshott and thing his reference to the hole in the pommel has been misunderstood. He dose suggest that what ever fixed the hilt to the pommel via this hole is often...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2023, 11:31 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Schiavona Reference

Hi Jasper,

I havn't been able to locate a copy of this book for sale. Would you be able to scan the pages for me that relate to Schiavona's or photograph them as flat as possible so I can convert...
Forum: European Armoury 14th January 2023, 04:52 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
The Schiavona

Hi Guys, and thankyou Victrix for that great picture.

I have now started working on an extensive article on the Schiavona for the Heritage Arms Magazine Barrels and Blades. At present I have the...
Forum: European Armoury 10th January 2023, 10:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Schiavona pommels

Hi Jim,

I think the hilt on yours is earlier what I describe as the Fifth pattern. Pommels are fascinating as the range of shape and style is unusual and they donít appear tied to a particular...
Forum: European Armoury 8th January 2023, 12:27 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Circa 1780 Schiavona, the last pattern

Hi Victrix

I have to disagree with you on this one, having the advantage of having this sword in my hand and knowing the provenance of the collection it came from. Many of these latter Shiavonaís,...
Forum: European Armoury 8th January 2023, 05:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
The Shiavona

Hi Urbanspaceman

I donít think we are looking at a wootz blade, just some pixelization in the image on that one. I know the site it is currently posted on and some of the images always appear to...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2023, 04:22 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
my oldest Schiavona

Hi Victrix

I have tried to find a copy of The Collection of Arms of the Split City Museum (Split City Museum, 2012) by Goran Borčić , but it does not appear to be available anywhere. Would you be...
Forum: European Armoury 31st December 2022, 06:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Book by Marija Sercer

Thankyou Victrix,

Here is the link to the Ehretsmann article, its in French so I have had to use Google translate which given this is an old photocopy is less than successful
...
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2022, 07:01 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Amended development chart

As a result of reading a french article by Martin Ehretsmann, part 1 and 2 the skeleton guard, I have revised my chart and brought it down to 8 patterns (or groups) becoming progressively more...
Forum: European Armoury 30th December 2022, 01:03 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Jean Binck article

Thankyou Hotspur, much appreciated. I have also just found an article Jean sent me many years ago before we lost touch in French by Martin Ehretsmann, part 1 and 2 the skeleton guard. It is...
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2022, 10:36 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 13,438
Posted By Cathey
Dating the Schiavons sword

Hi Guys

I am trying to put together a rough dating chart for Schiavona Swords. Like many of us I keep a data base of examples that come up at auction however the dating is often just c1600, which...
Showing results 1 to 19 of 19

 
Forum Jump

All times are GMT +1. The time now is 10:15 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.11
Copyright ©2000 - 2023, vBulletin Solutions Inc.
Posts are regarded as being copyrighted by their authors and the act of posting material is deemed to be a granting of an irrevocable nonexclusive license for display here.